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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

John E. Myers

(Ap'd Neb.)


John Edward Myers.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, June 13, 1873.

Served: in garrison at David's Island, N. Y., Sep. 30, 1873, to Oct. 19, 1874, — Ft. Wadsworth, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1874, to Apr. 19, 1875, — Ft. Monroe, Va. (Artillery School for Practice), May 1, 1875, to May 1, 1876, — Madison Barracks, N. Y., June 4 to July 18, 1876, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., July 21 to Oct. 13, 1876; as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Cornell College, Io., Oct. 16, 1876, to July 12, 1880; in garrison at Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., to Nov. 5, 1881, — St. Augustine,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Sep. 20, 1880)

Fla., to July 3, 1884 (sick leave of absence, to Nov. 3, 1884), — San Antonio, Tex., to Aug. 31, 1886, — Washington Barracks, D. C., to May 11, 1887 (leave of absence, to June 1, and sick leave, to Oct. 1, 1887), — and San Antonio, Tex., to –––––.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — At San Antonio, Tex., inspector of target practice and other duties, to May, 1894.

Died May 28, 1894, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 45.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1909, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Myers' full name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.

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